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Displaying from Friday, March 15, 2019
 March 2019
Friday 15
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Singapore’s Early Industrialisation and myths of openness (and borderedness) More Information
This paper discusses aspects of Singapore’s early industrialisation (1970s and 80s) and myths around notions of openness (and borderedness) with respects to migrant labour. The paper examines the often contradictory policies the Singapore state pursued in its efforts to rapidly industrialise its (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Linguistics Seminar Series : Facilitated but Avoided: Why bilinguals shun the easiest words More Information
There is substantial evidence that doppels - words in two or more languages sharing similar forms and meanings, such as English fish and German Fisch - are produced by bilinguals more quickly and easily than non-doppels like English duck and German Ente. Ellison & Miceli (2017) recently argued (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | Piñata Percussion : Reflections on Water More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

A sonic exploration of water, reflection and mirrors, using melodic marimbas, exotic gongs, deep drums, pure bells (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series : Torres Strait Islander Cultural Dance: Research, ethics and protocols More Information
Research into Torres Strait Islander cultural dance has traditionally focused on the music and songs of Islanders and rarely on the movements themselves or the cultural protocols of dance. This seminar presents a new Torres Strait Islander perspective on the ethics of research as well as the (...)
Tuesday 19
17:30 - EVENT - Spanish and Italian at UWA 1929-1931 : Insight into the early years of language studies at UWA Website | More Information
UWAHS Members & Friends Meeting with a presentation by E/Professor John Melville-Jones on the development of early Spanish and Italian courses in 1929-1931. Insight into the early years of Perth's first University when located at Irwin Street, Perth.
Wednesday 20
17:30 - EVENT - Panel: Migrant and Refugee Health : Harmony Week Event - Panel discussion of health issues for migrants and refugees in WA focussing on social aspects of health. Website | More Information
Migrants to Australia often experience diverse health and mental health needs which may not be met by mainstream services. Addressing such needs involves understanding complex social and cultural specifics. Instead of treating people as generic bodies, a social approach to health recognises that (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Italians in 19th century Western Australia, and, how a Venetian industrial chemist came from Kalgoorlie to teach Italian at The University of Western Australia : Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Italian Studies at UWA Website | More Information
Speaker: Associate Professor John Kinder, Italian Studies, UWA

Italians migrated to Western Australia from the earliest days of European settlement. They were a fascinating and mixed assortment of individuals who contributed to the dynamic cultural diversity of early Western Australia (...)
Thursday 21
12:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - ‘So what do we mean by multiculturalism anyway?’ : Harmony Week Event - Panel discussion about Multiculturalism Website | More Information
Panel discussion on multiculturalism theory, multiculturalism in Australia vs the rest of the world and discussing how successful multiculturalism is in 21st Century Australia. The conversation will be followed by an audience Q&A. Snacks provided. With the support of: UWA Alumni, the UWA CaLD (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Geoarchaelogical investigation of prehistoric site use, occupation intensity and settlement patterns in Blombos Cave, South Africa More Information
The archaeological assemblage recovered from the Middle Stone Age (MSA) levels in Blombos Cave (BBC, c. 101–70 ka BP), South Africa, is central to our current understanding of the technological and cultural development of early modern humans in southern Africa during the Late Pleistocene. In this (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - Discussion forum: Responding to Islamophobia post-Christchurch attacks More Information
Responding to Islamophobia post-Christchurch terror attacks

On 15 March 2019, described by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as ‘one of the darkest days’ of New Zealand’s history, a man in his 20’s stormed into Al-Noor Mosque and later a second nearby mosque in Christchurch. He killed 50 (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Centre Stage | Piñata Percussion : Reflections on Water More Information
A sonic exploration of water, reflection and mirrors, using melodic marimbas, exotic gongs, deep drums, pure bells and wine glasses, this program of works by composers from around the Pacific Rim and beyond features Australian premieres by Juri Seo and Viet Cuong, plus music by UWA graduate (...)
Friday 22
8:30 - FREE LECTURE - Australia-Japan-ASEAN: Strengthening the Core of the Indo-Pacific : The Perth USAsia Centre in partnership with the Consulate-General of Japan, Perth present a public forum featuring diplomats and experts from Japan, Australia, and ASEAN to discuss opportunities and challenges in the Indo-Pacific region for Australian organisations and businesses. Website | More Information
Australia and Japan have adopted the Indo-Pacific as a guiding concept of their foreign policymaking. The concept puts the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at its core. ASEAN countries are important partners for Japan and Australia as they seek to solve problems in (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | UWA Winds More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

In their first performance of 2019, UWA Winds bring you through a whirlwind of musical variety in acoustic and (...)
Saturday 23
11:30 - EVENT - Harmony Week Flights of Peace - Paper Cutting workshop with Tusif Ahmad Website | More Information
Join WA paper cutting artist Tusif Ahmad in learning the ancient art of paper cutting. Tusif will be joined by artist Osama Mah fellow participant of the Centre for Muslim States and Societies (CMSS) and Department Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Council of Australian Arab Relations sponsored (...)
Sunday 24
10:00 - EVENT - Perth Upmarket : Discover Perth's best design market at UWA Website | More Information
Perth Upmarket is Perth’s original and best design market, featuring more than 180 of Perth's most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and foodies all at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall.

There is something for everyone, including a Junior Upmarket section in (...)
Monday 25
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Unorthodox and exciting applications of solar energy Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Jeffrey Gordon, Department of Solar Energy & Environmental Physics, Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and 2019 UWA Robert and Maude Gledden Senior Visiting Fellow.

In this public lecture, Professor Gordon will (...)
Tuesday 26
10:00 - WORKSHOP - Writing Better Learning Outcomes - Enhancing Learning Design Series Website | More Information
In this practical workshop, you will examine the core elements of effective LOs and a checklist for the evaluation of your unit’s LOs. You will have the opportunity to work with Learning Designers and course participants to evaluate your unit’s LOs and how you might (re)write them to ensure they (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - UWA Music presents: Callaway Centre Seminar Series | Tone List/Audible Edge More Information
A free weekly seminar series, with presenters from within UWA and from the wider community.

What is a situated musical practice in Perth? Tone List frame their endeavour as a methodology for revealing a musical practice connected to place and discuss their collective research into (...)
Wednesday 27
10:00 - STAFF EVENT - Developing Assessments - Enhancing Learning Design Series Website | More Information
In this session, with the help of a team of experienced learning designers, you will gain a better understanding of the principles of good assessment underpinning UWA’s Assessment Policy, and you can build or rebuild your unit’s assessment strategy with those principles in mind.

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - MindTrails: Using technology to change anxious thinking in the real world Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Bethany Teachman Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Anxious individuals of all ages tend to interpret situations in threatening ways - a racing heart doesn't (...)


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